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Crane Prairie Report 10/1/21

Crane Prairie Report 10/1/21

The fishing at Crane Prairie has been good and it will likely stay productive until the low temperatures are consistently below freezing. Winter seems to be coming fast so I wouldn’t delay your late-season lake trip. The forecast shows temperatures in the low-mid 60s for this week. I would expect some decent callibaetis hatches, be prepared with a range of sizes. Most terrestrials are off the menu at this point; although, a chubby will always make for a great indicator. There are still lots of fish biting balanced leeches. Callibaetis nymphs are a good bet along with chironomids and midges. I would definitely be sizing down nymphs right now, size 16 and smaller is a good way to go. Red and black have been good colors for the nymphs. The fish in higher elevations are chowing down in preparation for winter, it’s a perfect week to find a late-season Crane bow.


Recommended Dries: Parachute Callibaetis #16-18, Hackle Stacker Callibaetis #16-18, Chubby Chernobyl Patriot and Purple #12-14

Recommended Nymphs: Bruised Ballanced Leech #14, Two Bit Hooker #16-18, Zebra Midge #18-20, Biot Midge #18-20, Disco Midge #18-20, Super Sinker #16-18, bead wing midge #18-20, Red Pheasant Tail #14-18, Rainbow Warrior #18-20, Red Ice Cream Cone #14-18, Callabaetis Nymph #16-18

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